Soft, softer, the softest. That’s exactly how our mats are!
We set out goal to create a mat which would be comfortable to practice on!
Softness and wellbeing for your body and skin has been our overriding principle.
Softness, functionality & durability go hand in hand in Leela’s goodies.
GOTS certified organic cotton
We decided to go back to the roots, to the times where there were no synthetic materials & dyes.
We proudly use GOTS certified cotton for production of our yoga rugs & towels.
After a few grades of development, we arrived at unique blend of organic cotton infused with pure herbs as the ultimate formula for healthy body & mind & wellbeing.
''Such a misconception that plastic or rubber are the only materials to practice on. You will never feel more comfortable with your practice''
LANA, Dubai, Practicing on upcycled yoga mat
Organic cotton fibers are longer and stronger than the conventional cotton which is a big advantage for us because it gives our rugs and towels resistance and durability during strong asana practice.
While functionality remains our primary focus; the need for protection of our skin can not be overstated when it comes to yoga mat.
Keeping your wellbeing in mind, in Leela’s organic division we dyes free of AZO compounds; a known carcinogenic prevalent in textile industry.
Non only toxins free, but enriched with medicinal properties
Leela's organic yoga rugs and bath towels are infused with herbs!
Yes, you are reading correctly, we use entire herbs and plants to dye our towels and mats.
What's the outcome?
Not only beautiful colors with natural shades, but also your skin health and your overall wellbeing!
''I’ve tried many many yoga mats...until I had a chance to get a yoga rug!
It’s a whole new horizon. Not even to mention, your purpose of helping local weavers is truly admirable.
I really love what you’re doing and I want to be part of Leela family and supporting the creation of top quality yoga rugs.
I believe that Leela products will be known to more and more people. Please keep contact and let me know if you’re releasing new products!''
Ramos, Vietnam, Practicing on Neem yoga mat
LEELA mats are 10 cm longer and 10 cm wider that regular yoga mats.
It will give you incredible space for your asana practice.
Even in shavasana your hands will relax on warm cotton mat rather than cold floor.
The main purpose of yoga is connection. Connection with the earth electrons which are grounding us.
Mats made from plastic are keeping us isolated from what we are actually looking for.
Cotton mat is doing a really good job. As a natural material it is helping us to connect better but still protect us, when we need some clean surface to practice on.
Organic cotton fibers are longer, stronger & softer than the conventional cotton. We don't treat them with any chemicals or color stabilizers.
It is a big advantage for us because it gives our rugs and towels resistance and durability during strong asana practice.
Get it and be addicted to it!
This ultra-soft and Ayurvedic herbal dyed rug with its unique design will absolutely give delight to your daily practice. Highly recommend for those who want top quality yoga rug and after-sale service.
CHAO, Vietnam, Practicing on Turmeric yoga rug
When a plastic mat slips, the cotton mat grips.
The cotton mat can absorb a huge amount of sweat, which will help you with your grip while practicing.
When the plastic mat gets wet, it is slippery. Opposite is true with the rugs.
The more you sweat, the more you stick to the mat.
It can be sometimes very dangerous if your sweat will stay on the mat.
Your hand can slip in the transitions or drop backs and your might badly injure yourself.
Since the rug is 3 mm thick, it has enough capacity to absorb all the sweat and keep you safe during whole practice.
Say bye to stinky mat
Yes, you can wash your entire rug.
Once your cotton mat gets sweaty, you can wash it properly.
While you can only wipe off your mat and not really wash it, opposite is true with your rug.
Make your practice a non stinky experience!
''The life changing thing for me was, that I can just wash it! It is a huge thing for me, as I sweat a lot. It was impossible to wipe off all the sweat from the mat...all my mats started to stink after some time, I could not get rid of that smell.
Once I wash my rug, I will put in a few drops of essential oil...since then, my practice has become aromatherapy also.''
Martina, Slovakia, Practicing on Upcycled yoga rug
Supporting human beings, not machines
Their craft is the only thing they can do! We don't want to let it's extinction.
Extension of Leela goodies
Thank you for creating cleaner future and plastic free yoga practice!
MONIKA & MARTIN, founders of Leela yoga rugs